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Assistant Chief Engineer - Wyndham Garden Dammam

Location: 

Dammam, SA

Property Name:  Wyndham Garden Dammam
Req Id:  21081

Wyndham Garden Dammam is now seeking an Assistant Chief Engineer to join our team in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

Job Summary

The Assistant Chief Engineer will be responsible for the Shift operation & smooth operation of the Repair & Maintenance section and preventive maintenance. The incumbent  overseeing the duties of the Shift Engineers, A/C Technicians, General Electricians, General mechanics, Kitchen/ laundry Technicians, plumbers, carpenters and painters.

All work will be in line with the hotel’s business plan and in accordance with Wyndham corporate policies and procedures, as well as local requirements and regulations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Main Duties

  • Written assignment to be given to day shift staff and shift personnel staff.
  • To ensure that all work allocated to a member of staff is carried out to the required standard and with the required time.
  • To ensure that Preventive maintenance in the Hotel is carried out according the planned preventive Maintenance program.
  • To monitor work activity during the course of the day and ensure that all staff / supervisors assigned to specific duties are performing his duties.
  • To be responsible for the accurate logging of time worked by all members to the staff under your staff of control.
  • To ensure that, wherever possible all work is carried out in the normal working day and that whenever any extra hours need to be worked, these are agreed with the Chief Engineer and member of staff concerned.
  • To have a clear understanding of the hotel’s fire drill, the staff handbook and the regulations stated therein.
  • To report daily to the chief Engineer keeping him informed with respect to the day to day operation of the department, progress on specific projects and any unusual or major problem that the department is experiencing

Other Duties

  • To ensure that all logs and records that the Chief Engineer from time to time instructs to be implemented and accurately kept.
  • Follow up on service requests received an on a daily basis and brief Chief Engineer.
  • To have particular regard to these operations of all plant and equipment and to ensure that safety of guests and staff at all times.
  • To ensure that the highest standards of cleanliness are maintained in all areas and to liaise with other departments in this matter.
  • To carry out any other duties that may be agreed from time to time with the Chief   Engineer.
  • To ensure that all emergency backup system such generator, standby boiler pumps, chillers are maintained in the perfect condition.
  • To ensure that all necessary spare parts are available for all the equipment under Repair & Maintenance section in the Engineering Stores.
  • Attend to the morning briefing in the absence of the Chief Engineer. 

Health & Safety

  • Ensures that all potential and real hazards are reduced immediately
  • Fully understands the hotel’s fire, emergency and bomb procedures
  • Works together with the Security & Safety Manager and ensures that emergency procedures are practiced and enforced to provide for the security and safety of guests and employees by checking all the Security & safety devices
  • Ensures that own staff works in a safe manner that does not harm or injure self or others
  • Encourages a general awareness of health and safety in tasks and activities along with Safety Department
  • Ensures the safety of the people and property within the premises by applying hotel regulations, adhering to existing laws and regulations
  • Anticipates possible and probable hazards and conditions and corrects them or take action to prevent them from happening
  • Ensures that the highest standards of personal hygiene, dress, uniforms and appearance

Miscellaneous

  • Attends meetings and trainings required by the Chief Engineer
  • Assists colleagues to perform similar or related jobs when necessary
  • Ensures guest satisfaction by attending to their requests and inquiries courteously and efficiently
  • Accepts flexible work schedule necessary for uninterrupted service to hotel guests and the hotel’s stakeholders
  • Maintains own working area, materials and company property clean, tidy and in good shape
  • Continuously seeks to endeavor and improve the department’s efficient operation, and knowledge of own job function
  • Embraces the core values of Wyndham International Hotels and is seen as a brand ambassador of WIH
  • Is well updated on, and possesses solid knowledge of the following:
  • Hotel fire, bomb and emergency procedures
  • Hotel health and safety policies and procedures
  • Wyndham International hotel standards of operation and departmental procedures
  • Current licensing relating to own responsibility, and to the hotel
  • Corporate clients generating high business volume

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Friendly and tactful

Alongside these key competencies, the incumbent of the role will be required to demonstrate the fundamentals of the company’s Count on Me! Service culture to be responsive, respectful and deliver a great experience.

EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATE & EDUCATION

  • Degree in mechanical or electrical engineering
  • At least 2/3 years’ experience working as an Assistant Chief Engineer within the hospitality industry.

COMPANY OVERVIEW:
Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the largest hotel franchisor in the world and a leading hotel management company.  We stand 22 brands strong across 9,000 hotels in more than 95 countries, and we offer the most diverse collection of hotel experiences in the world.  Our iconic brands, united by the richest and simplest rewards program in the business, make hotel travel possible for all.

Our hotel owners are the stewards of our brands, and together, we champion everyday travelers.  We believe guests deserve great experiences, and our robust portfolio—distinguished by our leading economy and midscale brands—delivers just that.

We are AmericInn® by Wyndham, Baymont® by Wyndham, Days Inn® by Wyndham, Dazzler® by Wyndham, Dolce Hotels and Resorts® by Wyndham, Esplendor® Boutique Hotels by Wyndham, Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham®, Howard Johnson® by Wyndham, La Quinta® Inns & Suites, Microtel  by Wyndham®, Ramada Encore by Wyndham, Ramada Worldwide® by Wyndham, Registry Collection Hotels, Super 8® by Wyndham, The Trademark Collection® by Wyndham, Travelodge® by Wyndham, TRYP by Wyndham®, Wingate by Wyndham®, Wyndham Alltra, Wyndham Garden®, Wyndham Grand® and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts®.

Headquartered in Parsippany, N.J. with offices around the globe in London, Shanghai, Buenos Aires, Dubai and more, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts employs approximately 9,000 team members worldwide.

Job Location: Wyndham Garden Dammam, Building 6929, 18th Street, Dammam, Eastern Province  32242
Employment Status: Full-time

Employment Disclaimer

In some locations around the world, Wyndham Hotels & Resorts manages hotel properties on behalf of a third party owner. At many of those properties, the Hotel owner is the actual employer, and Wyndham Hotels & Resorts performs recruiting and hiring functions on behalf of the owner. I understand and agree that, by applying through this site, I may be applying for a position with a company other than Wyndham Hotels & Resorts where Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is serving only as the recruiter and will not be my actual employer.

What we expect from you:

You will play an important part in our mission to make hotel travel possible for all by:

Being responsive, respectful and delivering great experiences to our guests, partners and communities.

Foster an inclusive environment where individuals feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work and share their diverse perspectives.

Bring your best every day and strive to exceed expectations in all you do.

What you can expect from us:

With Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, you can expect a fulfilling career to include:

Growth opportunities through best-in-class training and career development, leadership training, mentorship opportunities and educational support.

Competitive salary and benefits, flexible work arrangements and exclusive team member discounts.  

Team member benefit programs that focus on nutrition, exercise, lifestyle management, physical and emotional wellness, financial health, and the quality of the environment in which all team members work and live.

A Company culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our culture infuses different perspectives that reflect our diverse guests and communities around the world.

About Wyndham Hotels & Resorts:

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is the champion of the everyday traveler. Every day, we work to make hotel travel possible for all. With more hotels than anyone else across the globe, we offer the largest and widest collection of hotel experiences in the world. So wherever and however people travel, Wyndham will be there to welcome them.